Princess or rebel leader?

Barbara J. Risman

Barbara Risman, professor and head of sociology, discusses gender differences and the Halloween costume preferences of girls in an article on CNN.com

 

“Let your daughter be a princess this Halloween if she insists. But also let her know how powerful she looks as a Hunger Games rebel leader, a warrior queen, a pirate captain, or even a ninja, because our research suggests that what you say now will have a powerful effect on the options your daughter will envision for herself later in life.”

 

Barbara Risman, professor and head of sociology, on gender differences and the Halloween costume preferences of girls, Oct. 30 CNN.com

 

 

“Working as an occupational therapist reminds me, daily, that all people are good.”

 

Matthew Clinger, occupational therapist at UI Hospital, talks about his career as an occupational therapist, Nov. 2 Chicago Tribune

 

 

“To run for mayor, you need to be able to raise about $3 to $5 million and mobilize thousands of volunteers.”

 

Dick Simpson, professor of political science, on Cook County Commissioner Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s announcement that he is running for mayor against incumbent Rahm Emanuel, Oct. 28 In These Times

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